Joseph Morgan

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Morgan was born about 1766, in Frederick, Virginia, British Colonial America, his father, Edward Morgan, was 30 and his mother, Susanna Taylor, was 26. He married Rebecca Van Metre on 6 November 1792, in Wheeling, Ohio, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 24 July 1828, in Ohio, Virginia, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in West Liberty, Ohio, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Morgan
Rebecca Van Metre
Marriage: 6 November 1792
Susannah Rebecca Morgan
Josiah M Morgan
Edward M. Morgan
John Wheeler Morgan
Mordecai Morgan
Mary Morgan
Joseph S. Morgan

Sources (10)

  • Joseph Morgan, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Joseph Morgan, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Joseph Morgan in entry for Edward Morgan, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"

World Events (8)


"Patrick Henry made his ""Give me Liberty or Give me Death"" speech in Richmond Virginia."


Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1783 · A Free America

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

Welsh (especially Glamorgan): from the medieval Welsh personal name Morgan, Morgant (Old Welsh Morcant, of uncertain etymology).

Irish: importation of the Welsh surname (see 1 above), to which has been assimilated more than one Gaelic surname, notably Ó Muireagáin (see Merrigan ).

Scottish: probably from a Gaelic personal name cognate with Welsh Morcant.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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